Jonathan Zimmerman teaches education and history at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of The Amateur Hour: A History of College Teaching in America, published by Johns Hopkins University Press. He is the co-author (with Signe Wilkinson) of Free Speech, And Why You Should Give a Damn, which was published in April by City of Light Press.
Protests are an important way to initiate change—but not at the expense of creating more victims of injustice.
How Republicans strategically decide which threats to maximize and to minimize.
Nominees’ personal lives are subjected to greater scrutiny than the kind of judges they would be.